Rafael RODRIGUEZ DELGADO in his last work advocates the constitution of a "General Theory of Transformation" (1997, p.27).
Such a theory should coordinate autogenesis and self-organization (V. CSANYI's "zerosystem", for ex.); self-reproduction (i.e.: MATURANA's "autopoiesis"); growth; dynamic stability and fluctuations; cycles and functions; catastrophes in the THOM and ZEEMAN sense; chaotic processes; emergence; disintegration; synergetics (HAKEN); self organized criticality, and possibly other aspects.
The role of timers should be also taken in account and the whole subject framed in classical and Prigoginian thermodynamics.
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